After four loan spells away from Stamford Bridge, Marko Marin has left Chelsea and signed permanently for Olympiacos.
Tuesday, August 23, 2016
The Brazilian has departed the Bundesliga club after just one season, and is now set to continue his career with the Ligue 1 club, after his move was made official.
The Barcelona goalkeeper is flying to England on Tuesday as he nears a transfer to the Etihad Stadium, with Joe Hart's future in significant doubt amid links with Everton.
The United boss has thus far given no Premier League minutes to Marcus Rashford while he's allowed other prospects to leave but there could be a positive outcome in the long-term.
The Chilean will land in the north west of England on Tuesday afternoon to finalize his move to the Blues, although nothing will be confirmed until Barca signs Jasper Cillessen.
Monday, August 22, 2016
Mario Balotelli, 26, has been deemed surplus to requirements at Liverpool but one club in Italy passed on the forward.
Shkodran Mustafi started on the bench in Valencia's 4-2 loss at home to Las Palmas in LaLiga on Monday.
Having spent time on loan at Lens and Toulouse in recent years, the 23-year-old has put a projected move to Espanyol on ice while he sees if the Gunners make their own bid.
Reports linking Didier Drogba with Championship outfit Aston Villa are news to the veteran Ivorian striker.
The France international has not played since failing a drug test and, after being sent home from the Reds preseason tour, they are keen for him to regain his form elsewhere.
With negotiations for Napoli's Kalidou Koulibaly seemingly going nowhere, the Blues have turned their attention to the Rossoneri's defensive starlet.
Tyler Blackett has signed for Championship side Reading two years on from his surprise breakthrough season at Manchester United.
The Northern Ireland international has been identified as an option to bolster the Gunners' defense after Per Mertesacker and Gabriel Paulista suffered injuries in preseason.
The 25-year-old striker is expected to see his first-team opportunities further limited by the arrival of Gonzalo Higuain, while Slaven Bilic is keen to sign another forward.
The 20-year-old is likely to be available for around £12.9M, with Everton and Stoke City set to battle Mauricio Pochettino's side for the player's signature.
The 27-year-old striker has failed to break into the first team at the Etihad Stadium, but the Hammers are set to turn to him in the midst of an injury crisis.
The left back impressed for the Toffees while covering for Leighton Baines last season and will join up with Tony Pulis's side for the 2016-17 campaign.
The striker has previously made it clear he would be open to moving to England, with Sunderland also interested in his services.
The Reds boss has fielded questions about incomings since returning for preseason at the start of July, and is tired of the emphasis on buying rather than building.
Wolves have agreed to season-long loan deals for Cameron Borthwick-Jackson and Ola John from Manchester United and Benfica, respectively.